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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of August 29, 2012

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Product Detail

Product Description PEDIGREEĀ® Weight Management Meaty Ground Dinner Beef & Liver Dinner in Meaty Juices, 375 g (13.2 oz) cans, Ingredients: Sufficient Water for Processing, Meat By-Products, Chicken, Beef, Liver, Brewers Rice***1-800-525-5273 Distributed by Mars Petcare US PO Box 683006, Franklin, TN 37068-3006***, UPC 0 23100 01913 0
Recall Number V-202-2012
Classification Class I
Code Info UPC 0 23100 01913 0, Each product will have a lot code printed on the end of the can that begins with 209, 210, 211 or 212 and a Best Before date that falls between 2/24/2014 and 3/23/2014.
Product Distributed Qty 23,897 cs/24/13.2 oz cans = 573,528 cans
Reason For Recall Product is being recalled because it may contain small pieces (2/3 x 2/3 x 2/5) of blue plastic. These pieces may represent a choking hazard to dogs.

Event Detail

Event Id 62469
Product Type Veterinary
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Mars Petcare USA
City Franklin
State TN
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-06-29
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Two or more of the following: Email, Fax, Letter, Press Release, Telephone, Visit
Distribution Pattern Product was shipped to the following states: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI & WV.